Gold Retakes Key $1,500 oz Mark

Gold Retakes Key $1,500 oz Mark

$XAU, $XAG, $GLD, $SLV, $USD Gold prices climbed above the Key $1,500 mark Thursday to mark their highest finish in about two weeks, as a monthly drop in U.S. durable goods orders buoyed haven appeal for the metal. The dismal durable goods number is helping boost gold prices as recession fears are again on the […]

There is More than 1 Way to Buy Gold and Silver

There is More than 1 Way to Buy Gold and Silver

$XAU, $XAG, $GLD, $SLV Central banks around the world are buying gold in near-record amounts to shore up their financial positions before the next crisis occurs. Most investors understand that gold plays a valuable role in a sound investment portfolio, but unless you are already a gold investor you likely do not know of best […]

Record Number of Funds Buying Insurance Against Stocks Fall

Record Number of Funds Buying Insurance Against Stocks Fall

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX, $BAC, FLASH: Global investors’ equity allocations fell 6% in May and 34 % of fund managers have taken out protection against sharp stock market declines in coming months, Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s (NYSE:BAC) latest monthly survey found Tuesday. The proportion of investors preparing for equity falls is the highest […]

Beat Colds and Flu Naturally

Beat Colds and Flu Naturally

Beat Colds and Flu Naturally The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently revealed that last year’s flu season was a record breaker, killing 80,000 Americans. It was a particularly nasty flu, a strain that tends to put more people in hospital and cause more deaths, particularly among the most vulnerable population: young […]

Institutional Investors to Launch Services Dedicated to Cryptocurrencies 

Institutional Investors to Launch Services Dedicated to Cryptocurrencies 

Institutional Investors to Launch Services Dedicated to Cryptocurrencies $BTCUSD, $BLK, $GS, $C, $ICE, $JPM The rejections by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for the Bitcoin-based ETFs exchange traded funds is no deterrent to aspiring firms hopeful of launching the long-awaited cryptocurrency product. Leading cryptocurrency exchange operator Coinbase has emerged as the latest contender in the race to launch a cryptocurrency […]

Populist Government Takes Power in Italy

Populist Government Takes Power in Italy

Populist Government Takes Power in Italy “Populism is the new organizing principle.” The new government has pledged to pursue a host of populist policies, including reclaiming national sovereignty from the European Union over issues ranging from border protection and immigration to economics and finance. For now, however, it has abandoned previous plans to hold a […]

Investors Buying Gold for Protection

Investors Buying Gold for Protection

Investors Buying Gold for Protection $GLD Participants who understand the need to diversify their portfolios know the ability of Gold to diversify an investment portfolio, and to protect assets from declines in the equity markets. Gold often moves in the opposite direction as stocks, gaining value as stocks lose value. Gold gained 13% last year, […]

There is No Protection from the Illegal Federal Use of Recreational Marijuana

There is No Protection from the Illegal Federal Use of Recreational Marijuana

There is No Protection from the Illegal Federal Use of Recreational Marijuana Monday, 1 January 2018 the State of California legalizes marijuana for recreational use, but that will not stop federal agents from seizing the drug, even in small/tiny amounts, on freeways and back country roads. Marijuana possession still will be prohibited at 8 Border […]

The US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a “Sick, Sad Joke”

The US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a “Sick, Sad Joke”

The US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a “Sick, Sad Joke” President Donald Trump declared that he would bring the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) “back to life,” and criticized how the agency has been devastating to financial institutions under the Hussein Obama Admin’s leadership. “The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, has been a […]

Obama’s DREAMers Have Lost His Protection

Obama’s DREAMers Have Lost His Protection

Obama’s DREAMers Have Lost His Protection President Elect Donald Trump will deport large numbers of undocumented immigrants by taking advantage of President Barack Obama’s protection program. Named after the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors or DREAM Act, “DREAMers” are illegal immigrants who came to America as children and have provided the federal government […]

WHO Calls for Massive Education Campaign to Stop Spread of Zika Virus

WHO Calls for Massive Education Campaign to Stop Spread of Zika Virus

WHO Calls for Massive Education Campaign to Prevent Stop of Zika Virus The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for a massive public education campaign to Stop mosquito-borne Zika virus from spreading, a WHO spokesman said Friday. Eloi Yao, WHO regional public information officer, said in an interview that there is no vaccine yet to […]

Zika Cases Mounting in Popular Florida Tourist Destinations

Zika Cases Mounting in Popular Florida Tourist Destinations

Zika Cases Mounting in Popular Florida Tourist Destinations Wednesday, Florida Governor Rick Scott said the federal government has so far not delivered all of the Zika antibody tests and laboratory support requested as the state battles the spread of the virus. The complaint comes as Zika cases mount in some of the most popular tourist […]

Safe Protections from the Zika Virus Bearing Mosquito

Safe Protections from the Zika Virus Bearing Mosquito

Safe Protections from the Zika Virus Bearing Mosquito The number of locally transmitted Zika virus cases has risen to 36 and health officials have confirmed the mosquito-borne virus is spreading outside the Miami neighborhood that has been the outbreak’s epicenter and could extend its reach across the US Gulf Coast. Late last week, the Centers […]